Sales and Procurement Specialist

Why at Mr. Marine

At Mr. Marine, you will be part of a young and ambitious team consisting of a diverse set of internationally-minded, hands-on professionals. You will have the opportunity to build a unique career, fueled by our global scale, support, and inclusive culture. Our dynamic environment allows you to implement and develop new business skills. Mr. Marine welcomes new ideas and initiatives that can contribute to the growth of our people and company. We are here to listen to you and take action. Join our smart, diligent, and fun team to excel in your career!


Sales and Procurement Specialist is part of Mr. Marine Spares’ team. He/she successfully supports both the service team and direct customers on spares request which includes and is not limited to elevator spares, marine instruments and ballast water systems. A Sales and Procurement Specialist is required to process customers’ spares inquiries, quotations, and orders and ensure correct and timely delivery of spare parts within budget and always keep the customer informed of the progress.

Incumbent of this position reports to a Team Leader.

Job Description

The spare parts department at MR Marine is of critical importance for its success in the marine markets. Our customer base consists of ship owners and ship management companies situated across all continents.

As a Sales and Procurement Specialist, you will hold complete responsibility for processing RFQ’s, scrutinizing material requests, negotiating prices with vendors and customers, managing smart warehousing, and organizing transport and paperwork for swift delivery of spares to vessels.

You will be working from our Rotterdam office, and will follow various MR Academy trainings modules to ensure your fast development within the company. Individual study hours and on-site training are part of the job.

Job Requirements


Task description:

  • Create and submit RFQ, follow up and obtain on time and accurate quotes and proposals from approved vendors
  • Timely acknowledgement of customers’ inquiries and orders
  • Clear communication and follow-ups with and direct customers
  • Accountable for the delivery of spare parts within agreed delivery times and within budget
  • Timely creation and delivery of purchase orders to vendors
  • Frequent communication with vendors to ensure timely delivery of spares
  • Monitor and maintain a good level of stock
  • Prepare a weekly overview of all pending proposals, sales volume delayed shipments and update status



  • A first-level university degree in Engineering, preferably with a combination of a graduate degree in Supply Chain Management (preferred)
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in sales engineering / customer related
  • Previous experience in purchasing within the shipping industry is highly advantageous
  • Technical background or natural aptitude
  • Good understanding of business English (Dutch language skills not required although a second language is advantageous to this position)
  • Familiarity with SAP Business One is a plus



  • High level of customer service
  • Strong team player
  • Quick learner
  • Detail-oriented and structured with a keen eye for details
  • Independent, positive person capable of handling stressful situations
  • Solution-focused mindset
  • Has a good sense of humor and enjoys being a fun colleague
  • Ability to strive in a high performing environment


Note: EU passport or existing NL residence/working permit without time restrictions is needed as this position will be a hybrid working model at our Rotterdam offices.

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